The group was accused of collecting business intelligence on major belt and road projects. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Chinese’ cyber spy ring accused of targeting key players in Belt and Road Initiative

  • Annual report by US security firm FireEye says group has been collecting business intelligence focusing on sectors such as engineering, transport and defence
  • Evidence links the group to the Chinese island of Hainan and its activities are concentrated on Southeast Asia
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The group was accused of collecting business intelligence on major belt and road projects. Photo: Shutterstock
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Construction work on the China-Laos railway. The US$1.78 billion cost to Laos is equivalent to 12 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s Belt and Road Initiative criticised for poor standards and ‘wasteful’ spending

  • Asia Society report warns that Chinese officials’ ‘laissez-faire’ attitudes mean projects are not being properly vetted in Southeast Asia
  • Study also warns that villagers in Laos are being evicted from their homes without proper compensation to make way for a rail link
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Construction work on the China-Laos railway. The US$1.78 billion cost to Laos is equivalent to 12 per cent of its GDP. Photo: Bloomberg
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